Technical Writer Marketing

Permanent employee, Full-time · Remote (Europe)

Who we are:

The Cardano Foundation is the independent, non-profit organization responsible for stewarding the advancement of the public, permissionless blockchain platform Cardano. Our mission is to establish the Cardano blockchain as the future financial and social system of the world for generations to come, driving adoption and facilitating development of the protocol. We aim to de-risk decentralization for regulators and organizations, while also giving the Cardano community the necessary tools and support to leverage the Cardano protocol to solve real world problems.

Based in Switzerland, the Foundation works to facilitate the use of Cardano in mission critical applications across a wide range of industries and markets, anchoring use cases in the off-line world and encouraging active on-chain participation and governance.

What you’ll be doing:

We want Cardano to become the future financial and social system for generations to come. As the Cardano Foundation looks to move into its next evolution of growth, we’re looking for a creative Technical Writer to join the team.

We seek a skilled Technical Writer to join our Marketing team. Said Technical Writer will help us to enhance our capabilities when it comes to both writing and explaining scientific and technical concepts to larger non-technical audiences.

  • Translate technical documentation and educational materials about blockchain related topics to beginner audiences.

  • Write about complex scientific concepts in a simple, informative, and attractive manner.

  • Create tutorials for our products, and revise already existing documentation as well as product descriptions that shall be released publicly. 

  • Work with internal technical teams (developers, QA engineers, project managers) on product and documentation requirements.

What we look for in you:
  • Degree in Literature, Marketing, Journalism, STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics), or equally relevant studies/roles in a related field is preferred. 

  • A versatile Technical Writer with a minimum of 2-3 years experience in explaining complex scientific concepts to a beginner audience. 

  • Ability to adapt your writing style to the guidelines provided and be capable not only of mimicking the tone and style of a provided example but also of identifying gaps in an explanation.

  • Experience working in/have a varied portfolio, ideally with both technical and non-technical material. 

  • Ability to quickly grasp complex technical concepts and make them easily understandable.

  • Excellent skills in presenting technical documentation and educational materials in a compelling and attractive way.

  • Kind and respectful attitude towards the opinions of others; act with openness and integrity when engaging in academic or technical discussions.

  • Proficient English language and communication skills.

  • Self motivated and well organized - someone who works well on their own and with a team.

Nice to have:
  • Experience with video content and/or online courses.

  • A passion for making a positive impact on the world.

  • Blockchain knowledge or scientific background.

About us

Cardano Foundation has incredible employees from over 24 nationalities, across 3 continents which you will work collegiately to grow the Foundation. 

Here at Cardano Foundation’s we are transparent, inclusive, passionate and innovative. As such our mission is to have a positive impact on global change and breed a harmonious working environment for our employees to flourish. 

Benefits:

  • Our employees have the flexibility and freedom to work from home with flexible working hours. 
  • All Cardano Foundation employees will have access to a personal annual learning budget dedicated to personal professional and personal development. 
  • A day a year is dedicated to a departmental team activity fun day out. 
  • Cardano Foundation gives the opportunity to its employees to dedicate a volunteering day to help the greater community or to be an expert in your field of work within the blockchain community. 
  • Employees are given additional day off for their birthday. 
  • Cardano Foundation also rewards days off as per established work anniversaries milestones.

Cardano Foundation strives to provide a diverse, inclusive and welcoming working environment. We are committed being a discrimination free organisation - including discrimination free space with regards to age, religion, race, nationality/ethnic origin, disability, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Applications from Recruitment Agencies
Cardano Foundation does not accept any applications from recruitment agencies for this position. We refuse any responsibility for unsolicited applications as well as any associated fees. Unsolicited applications will be treated as direct application regardless of the channel through which we receive them. Please get in touch with our Talent Acquisition Team at careers@cardanofoundation.org to discuss recruitment services and do not contact Cardano Foundation employees directly.
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